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Sale 878 — 2004 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 12 June, 2004

Category — 1902-08 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
471
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Sale Number 878, Lot Number 471, 1902-08 Issue$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

2,900
2,400
472
bl
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 472, 1902-08 Issue$5.00 Dark Green (313), $5.00 Dark Green (313)$5.00 Dark Green (313). Block of four, rich color and sharp proof like impression, light cancels, bottom pair with light horizontal blue crayon stroke

FINE-VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $5.00 1902 ISSUE.

Unlike its unused counterpart, used blocks seldom appear at public auction.

6,000
2,900
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473
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Sale Number 878, Lot Number 473, 1902-08 Issue5c Blue, Coil (317), 5c Blue, Coil (317)5c Blue, Coil (317). Barely hinged, deep rich color, wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 1908 5-CENT VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 317.

With 2002 P.F. certificate.

6,000
0
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474
og
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 474, 1902-08 Issue1c Blue Green, Horizontal Coil (318), 1c Blue Green, Horizontal Coil (318)1c Blue Green, Horizontal Coil (318). Pair, lightly hinged, dark color, choice centering with wide and well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ONE-CENT 1908 HORIZONTAL COIL.

Armstrong notes that by 1980 approximately 80 pairs had been certified by the Philatelic Foundation.

With 1983 P.F. and 2000 P.S.E. certificates

14,000
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475
nhbl
Sale Number 878, Lot Number 475, 1902-08 Issue10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Mint N.H. bottom right imprint, plate no. and part arrow block of ten, rich color, post-office fresh and intact, natural s.e. at left

FINE-VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE. AS FRESH AS THE DAY IT WAS PRINTED.

The Scott Catalogue lists plate blocks of four and plate blocks of six for this issue. Scott Retail as plate block of six and four singles

5,150
2,600
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